GetUp Petition – re $270 billion in military spending – Morrison, get your priorities right

Scott Morrison, get your priorities straight! Australia is in the midst of a devastating economic crisis, and Scott Morrison wants to spend billions of dollars on long-range missiles and new weapons systems.1 Now more than ever, we need increased funding Continue reading GetUp Petition – re $270 billion in military spending – Morrison, get your priorities right

Italian dock workers refuse to load Saudi arms ship over Yemen war.

“We won’t be complicit’: Italian dock workers refuse to load Saudi arms ship over Yemen war. Link to the press article below, or check it out on IPAN’s fb page. https://www.rt.com/news/459806-saudi-arms-ship-blocked-italian-port/?fbclid=IwAR3rnRfm-LnC2vyWJa1xRwud41Ln4WR8jq_IM0cccpHeeORL57q7fozPxP0 IPAN has sent a message of solidarity to the Continue reading Italian dock workers refuse to load Saudi arms ship over Yemen war.

Film – “The Coming War with China” John Pilger – Marrickville Peace Group, 6.30pm Thurs 4 April

• How likely is war on China? • What might it mean for Australia? To answer these questions, come to a screening at Addison Road Community Centre   (Stirrup Gallery) 6.30pm for 7.00pm start, Thursday April 4, 2019 Dr Alison Broinowski, Continue reading Film – “The Coming War with China” John Pilger – Marrickville Peace Group, 6.30pm Thurs 4 April

Please call the Japanese ambassador to protest the building of the Henoko US military base.

Stand with Okinawa against the Henoko US military base. There are protests happening in the US – We can support the Okinawan community by lodging our protest by phone.  Ph. Japanese Embassy:  02) 6273 3244 (Monday to Friday 9:00 am Continue reading Please call the Japanese ambassador to protest the building of the Henoko US military base.

Don’t Buy into War – military spending creates fewer jobs than the same amount of money would have, if invested in other sectors.

The Job Opportunity Cost of War – Heidi Garrett Peltier Military spending by the federal government is often considered a vital support to employment and economic recovery.  However, military spending creates fewer jobs than the same amount of money would Continue reading Don’t Buy into War – military spending creates fewer jobs than the same amount of money would have, if invested in other sectors.